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Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Apr 27

    Hospital pays $20 million to settle Medicare billing fraud case

    Hospital pays $20 million to settle Medicare billing fraud case
    The Macon-based Medical Center of Central Georgia, the second largest hospital in the state, will pay $20 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare for more expensive inpatient services instead of…
  • Apr 26

    Uncle Sam sues Quicken Loans and Quicken sues back

    Uncle Sam sues Quicken Loans and Quicken sues back
     Quicken Loans Inc. has sued the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department and the Justice Department, saying that it’s being unfairly pressured into agreeing to a major settlement and admitting guilt in a faulty loan…
  • Apr 24

    Greatest fraudsters of Medicaid are nursing and home health aides OIG say

    Greatest fraudsters of Medicaid are nursing and home health aides OIG say
      The Inspector General for Health and Human services reports that one third of Medicaid fraud criminal convictions the Feds obtained last year involved home health aides. Thirty percent of the 2014 cases involved home health aides,…
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Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Apr 27

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
  • Apr 27

    Congrats to the Webby Award-winning Perma.cc!

    Congrats to the Webby Award-winning Perma.cc!
    We’re thrilled to share the news that Perma.cc is the 2015 Webby award winner in the law category. Congratulations to all our colleagues who work on Perma.cc! Perma.cc, created at the HLS Library and powered by…
  • Apr 26

    “Transliteration” of Foreign Languages in HOLLIS Record

    “Transliteration” of Foreign Languages in HOLLIS Record
    The law library’s print collection includes many non-English books and journals, including materials published in languages that do not use the Roman/Latin alphabet. The example below shows the HOLLIS+ record of a Russian-language…
Rank this Week: 1048

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
Rank this Week: 938

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?
    In an astonishing new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, 16% of retired NFL players declare bankruptcy.  This is within 12 years of retirement.  That’s correct.  In a study of football players…
  • Apr 16

    Who Owns The Facebook Account In a Bankruptcy?

    Who Owns The Facebook Account In a Bankruptcy?
    If you file for personal bankruptcy in Massachusetts, do you have to list your Facebook account as an asset?  Is there a distinction between your personal account and the business account for small businesses? Texas Bankruptcy Judge…
  • Apr 8

    Payday Lending and Bankruptcy

    Payday Lending and Bankruptcy
    Many of our personal bankruptcy clients have payday loans.  These are loans from companies who specialize in “short-term” loans to “get you to the next payday.”   We have always wondered about these…
Rank this Week: 334

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 27

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett

    The potential criminal and civil consequences of Cyberbullying in Massachusett
    Kate A. Desmond | Associate Throughout the country, and in Massachusetts, students in schools have always felt the effects of bullying. Unfortunately, today, the internet and social media have spawned a new kind of bullying, Cyberbullying.…
  • Apr 13

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda

    Attorney Changes Lives by Teaching Sports in Uganda
    By: Kevin O’Malley | Partner This past January I traveled to Uganda, Africa for two weeks with my lifelong friend Matt Breslin and his daughter Allie. We volunteered through Clemency Uganda, a nonprofit based in Bugembe (one of THE…
  • Feb 5

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm

    Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storm
    Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a vehicle that was not properly cleaned…
Rank this Week: 3168

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Budget Problems and Politician

    Social Security Budget Problems and Politician
    As nearly 9 million Americans currently receiving Social Security disability benefits worry their benefits will be cut by as much as 20 percent in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, and millions more Americans who are currently applying for…
  • Apr 20

    Puerto Rico's Residents Qualify for Social Security Disability Because They Don't Speak English

    Puerto Rico's Residents Qualify for Social Security Disability Because They Don't Speak English
    There are many different types of injuries and illnesses that will qualify a claimant for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. In some cases, it is a single medical condition, and in others it is a combination of two or more…
  • Apr 15

    Mitze v. Colvin: Social Security Disability Appeals Proce

    Mitze v. Colvin: Social Security Disability Appeals Proce
    Mitze v. Colvin, an appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, involved claimant who applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in 2009 at the age of 43 because she was suffering from a cyst…
Rank this Week: 3075

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 25

    Massachusetts Public Notice

    Massachusetts Public Notice
    Looking for community information or a notice of a foreclosure or government contract?  You may want to try searching for public notices, which are typically published in local newspapers.  To locate recently published Massachusetts…
  • Apr 22

    FDsy

    FDsy
    The great website GPO Access, the home of official U.S. Government documents, has changed its format as well as it’s name.  It’s now called FDsys, but it still has the same great content.  Take a look at the current…
  • Apr 20

    Resources for Exam Preparation

    Resources for Exam Preparation
    As we get farther into April, and the beginning of law school exams approaches, attention turns to exam preparation. Our exam preparation guide provides links to a wide range of resources, included online access to law school exams…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 3379

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Two-Year-Old Child Injured after Falling into Cheetah Habitat

    Two-Year-Old Child Injured after Falling into Cheetah Habitat
    According to a recent news article form Fox News Insider, a two-year-old boy was injured when fell into the cheetah exhibit at a zoo in Cleveland. Witnesses and zoo officials say the boy's mother was dangling him over the cheetah enclosure…
  • Apr 20

    Children's Pajamas Recalled Over Burn Fear

    Children's Pajamas Recalled Over Burn Fear
    When we purchase clothes for young children, we normally think about how they will fit and whether they will look good. We normally do not worry about whether they present an unreasonable risk of burn injuries due to a defective design. …
  • Apr 14

    Daycare Employer Arrested for Allegedly Tying Up Children

    Daycare Employer Arrested for Allegedly Tying Up Children
    According to a recent story from KYTX News, a woman in Spring, TX was arrested for allegedly tying up two children in the classroom in which she worked. Authorities are reporting defendant was charged with unlawful restraining and injury to…
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Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Road Rage Results in Deadly Five-Car Accident

    Road Rage Results in Deadly Five-Car Accident
    According to a recent article from NBC News a verbal dispute turned deadly for one pedestrian when it resulted in a fatal five-car accident. The accident occurred on an early Sunday morning. Authorities say a woman got into an argument…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Killed in Boston Car Accident on Storrow Drive

    Woman Killed in Boston Car Accident on Storrow Drive
    According to a recent report from Mass Live, a serious car crash on Storrow Drive in Boston resulted in the death of one woman. Authorities say they were notified of the accident around 4 p.m., and when they arrived on the scene, they…
  • Apr 13

    Veteran Firefighter Killed in Plympton Car Crash

    Veteran Firefighter Killed in Plympton Car Crash
    According to a recent article from the Boston Globe, a 43-year member of the Halifax Fire Department was killed in a deadly car accident in Plympton, Massachusetts, and another victim suffered a serious personal injury. The victim was a…
Rank this Week: 4069

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1602

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Wareham, MA Rollover Accident Kills One, Injures Another

    Wareham, MA Rollover Accident Kills One, Injures Another
    In a Massachusetts rollover accident, this one in Wareham, a 24-year-old Cotuit man was pronounced dead at the crash site while another man, age 20, was taken to a hospital for serious injuries. Both men were thrown from the van they were…
  • Apr 16

    With Spring Weather, More Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident

    With Spring Weather, More Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident
    With spring weather finally arriving, more motorcyclists are out on the roads. The chances of a Massachusetts motorcycle crash happening goes up. In one Westhampton motorcycle accident earlier this week, a 26-year-old Chester, MA man died…
  • Apr 6

    Semi-Truck Crash Lawsuit Cites Cell Phone Driving in Pedestrian Accident that Killed A Woman and Her Two Children

    Semi-Truck Crash Lawsuit Cites Cell Phone Driving in Pedestrian Accident that Killed A Woman and Her Two Children
    The family of Elizabeth Peralta-Luna is suing truck driver Zachary Barngrover and his employer Monson and Sons Inc. for wrongful death. Peralta-Luna, 30, and her two young children, ages 4 and 9, were killed last month in a semi-truck crash.…
Rank this Week: 4891

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3442

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Apr 24

    FY 2016 CAP H-1B RECEIPT NOTICES HAVE STARTED ARRIVING

    FY 2016 CAP H-1B RECEIPT NOTICES HAVE STARTED ARRIVING
    Today our office received the first receipt notices for cap-subject H-1B petitions that were filed.  A receipt notice means that a petition was accepted for adjudication.  Hopefully more are on the way. Unlike high school seniors…
  • Apr 13

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MAY 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MAY 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for May 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Apr 13

    USCIS COMPLETES THE H-1B RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS FOR FY 2016

    USCIS COMPLETES THE H-1B RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS FOR FY 2016
    According to a USCIS News Release:  “USCIS received nearly 233,000 H-1B petitions during the filing period, which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. On April 13, USCIS used a…
Rank this Week: 1670

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Secure Your Data: Bonus Guest Post, Tips for Reviewing Vender Service Agreement

    Secure Your Data: Bonus Guest Post, Tips for Reviewing Vender Service Agreement
      In my latest Secure Your Data series post, I provided my top digital data security tips, including tip #7: Vetting Providers. This bonus guest post digs deeper into your due diligence obligations. Attorney Louise Leduc Kennedy, whose…
  • Apr 23

    LOMAP’s 5th Annual Marketing Conference is June 4

    LOMAP’s 5th Annual Marketing Conference is June 4
    View image | gettyimages.com   It’s that time of year again: time for your annual marketing check-up. LOMAP’s 5th Annual ‘Super’ Marketing Conference will take place June 4, 2015 at MCLE This year’s…
  • Apr 10

    Guest Post: Lenders Will Begin Asking Title Insurance Agents About Data Security

    Guest Post: Lenders Will Begin Asking Title Insurance Agents About Data Security
    View image | gettyimages.com   If you’re a regular reader of ours, you’ll know we frequently write and speak on issues of data security — we can’t get enough of it! We rarely publish to this blog about items…
Rank this Week: 3602

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 24

    Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Path to Listeria Recall Follows a Rocky Road

    Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Path to Listeria Recall Follows a Rocky Road
    Eric Skelly and Kevin W. Hadfield How to ‘Bell-weather’ a Recall: Position Your Company to Withstand a Recall Efficiently and Effectively   Headlines announcing the recall of some product or another seem to appear as…
  • Apr 15

    Why You Should Seek Diversity in Your Law Firm

    Why You Should Seek Diversity in Your Law Firm
    Nicole Harrison From television to transportation services, it seems that everywhere we look, people are seeking increased diversity. We want to see every race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and socioeconomic background…
  • Mar 10

    Plaintiff’s Experts Barred from Offering “Any Exposure” Theory in Asbestos Lung Cancer Case

    Plaintiff’s Experts Barred from Offering “Any Exposure” Theory in Asbestos Lung Cancer Case
    Elizabeth Moore IL court rejects de minimis exposure to asbestos as ‘substantial contributing factor’ An Illinois federal judge recently barred expert testimony espousing the “Any Exposure” theory, which is also…
Rank this Week: 2503

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2872

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1090

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    How to Help Insurance Companies with a Car Accident Investigation

    How to Help Insurance Companies with a Car Accident Investigation
    Have you or a loved one been injured in a car accident? Do you require assistance dealing with insurance companies? This can be one of the most challenging aspects of an accident. Insurance companies are in the business of making money. They…
  • Apr 21

    OSHA Workplace Violations Show Workplace Danger

    OSHA Workplace Violations Show Workplace Danger
    In our last blog post, we discussed the seriousness of workplace injuries. To help prevent injuries, workers should do their best to avoid dangerous situations. Furthermore, and just as important, companies should follow strict safety…
  • Apr 17

    Worker Injuries can be Serious, Fatal

    Worker Injuries can be Serious, Fatal
    Some jobs are more dangerous than others. However, everybody, regardless of job responsibilities, could be injured at their place of employment. In addition to tens of thousands of annual workplace injuries, the Occupational Safety &…
Rank this Week: 4283

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI
    According to a recent report from My Fox Boston, a Marlborough, Massachusetts district court judge held defendant without bail after he was arrested for his fifth drunk driving arrest. Prosecutors allege 55-year-old defendant was driving his…
  • Apr 20

    Ridesharing Company Develops Breath Testing Kiosks to Stop Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Company Develops Breath Testing Kiosks to Stop Drunk Driving
    In recent years, ride sharing companies have become an increasingly popular way for people to get home from bars and nightclubs when they are too intoxicated to drive home. This is largely because of the expense of taking a taxicab and…
  • Apr 13

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fatal Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fatal Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash
    According to a recent news article from CBS Boston, a man from Massachusetts has been arrested in connection with an alleged drunk driving accident in which a couple was killed. Providence authorities say defendant was driving in the wrong…
Rank this Week: 4712

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    BNSF Ry. Co. v. Superior Court: Personal Jurisdiction in Mesothelioma Case

    BNSF Ry. Co. v. Superior Court: Personal Jurisdiction in Mesothelioma Case
    BNSF Ry. Co. v. Superior Court, a case from the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District, involves a plaintiff who died as a result of malignant pleural mesothelioma caused by his occupational exposure to asbestos. …
  • Apr 18

    OSHA Fines Metal Company for Alleged Asbestos Safety Violation

    OSHA Fines Metal Company for Alleged Asbestos Safety Violation
    Asbestos is now know to be a deadly substance capable of causing a fatal medical condition know as mesothelioma, asbestosis, and other serious respiratory illness. The general public has known about the dangers of asbestos since the late…
  • Apr 11

    Report: Gracie Mansion Filled with Asbesto

    Report: Gracie Mansion Filled with Asbesto
    There are certain perks to being the mayor of a large city. For example, in New York City, the mayor gets to live in an official residence known as Gracie Mansion. The site of Gracie Mansion originally housed a different mansion known as…
Rank this Week: 4782

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 727

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2795

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2657

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4820

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Apr 23

    Cyber Risks and the Boardroom — The Role of Cyber Insurance

    Cyber Risks and the Boardroom — The Role of Cyber Insurance
    am just back from presenting at the New York Stock Exchange’s program on Cyber Risks and the Boardroom, where I presented on The Role of Cyber Insurance.  My presentation is here: …
  • Apr 7

    Obama Executive Order Targets International Cyberattacks Against U.S. with New Sanction

    Obama Executive Order Targets International Cyberattacks Against U.S. with New Sanction
    By Gwen Jaramillo and Shrutih V. Tewarie As part of a series of measures aimed at increasing preparedness and defenses against international cyberattacks on U.S. industries and government agencies, on April 1, President Obama issued…
  • Feb 23

    HIPAA Compliant Technology and the Importance of Encryption

    HIPAA Compliant Technology and the Importance of Encryption
    We welcome this guest blog by Gene Fry, Compliance Officer, Scrypt, Inc. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. This means that any covered entity (CE) or…
Rank this Week: 2252

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    iCan Shine Bike Camp Teaches Bicycle Safety to Children and Teenagers with Disabilitie

    iCan Shine Bike Camp Teaches Bicycle Safety to Children and Teenagers with Disabilitie
    Breakstone, White & Gluck donated bicycle helmets to children and teenagers with disabilities who are learning to ride a bicycle at the iCan Shine bike camp in Arlington this week. Attorney Ronald Gluck visited with the riders, parents,…
  • Apr 13

    For Parents: Treat Your Child's Sports Injuries Properly and Take Steps for Prevention

    For Parents: Treat Your Child's Sports Injuries Properly and Take Steps for Prevention
    April is National Youth Sports Safety Month, an annual event sponsored by the Stop Sports Injuries organization. All parents of young athletes fear sports injuries - and there are a large number out there. A 2013 ESPN article reported that...
  • Apr 6

    Parents: Time to Talk to Teen Drivers About Safety

    Parents: Time to Talk to Teen Drivers About Safety
    With the snowbanks nearly gone, your teen driver is likely asking for the car keys. Now is a very good time to talk to them about paying attention on the roads and following traffic laws. Young people ages 16 to...
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Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    What Senior Care Looked Like Sixty Years Ago

    What Senior Care Looked Like Sixty Years Ago
    Nearly 60 years ago, in 1959, LIFE magazine ran a four-part photo essay that spawned national outrage and spurred the country toward change. Billed as a real-life kind of horror show, the magazine captured in stunning detail the harrowing…
  • Apr 15

    For Some Families, Estate Planning Is People Planning

    For Some Families, Estate Planning Is People Planning
    Some of the best sitcom episodes are those in which the protagonist family goes on vacation. Invariably, they mess up. Tickets are left, bags are lost, plans derail, and tempers fly off the handle. View image | gettyimages.com That’s…
  • Apr 8

    Artist Ages a Woman from Baby to Old Age in Mere Minute

    Artist Ages a Woman from Baby to Old Age in Mere Minute
    It’s often said that life goes by in the blink of an eye. Now, an artist has created an incredible video that shows it happening almost that quickly, and the effect is deeply moving. Korean artist Seok Jeong Hyeon, better ……
Rank this Week: 4551

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    MASSACHUSETTS SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE DEFENSE OF CONSENT

    MASSACHUSETTS SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE DEFENSE OF CONSENT
    In my last posting, we discussed Emmanuel Bile and his conviction in the rape trial that had just ended. After the sentencing hearing, Mr. Bile was sentenced to serve eight to ten years in Massachusetts State Prison. The complainant addressed…
  • Apr 8

    PITTSFIELD JURY TRIAL OF UMASS AMHERST RAPE SUSPECTS ENDS IN CONVICTION

    PITTSFIELD JURY TRIAL OF UMASS AMHERST RAPE SUSPECTS ENDS IN CONVICTION
    We have had a number of discussions about how schools (primarily colleges) grapple with the allegations of sex crimes. Some of the “new” and “improved” solutions have boarded on the ludicrous in my experienced opinion,…
  • Mar 25

    ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION? WHAT PRISON SENTENCES SHOULD YOU BE FACING?

    ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION? WHAT PRISON SENTENCES SHOULD YOU BE FACING?
    Last week, we began discussing the issue of mandatory minimum prison sentences in drug cases. The Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court himself has come out in favor of abolishing the statutes containing these penalties.…
Rank this Week: 319

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    New Alternatives to Total Knee Replacement Surgery May Prevent Complication

    New Alternatives to Total Knee Replacement Surgery May Prevent Complication
    Each year, more Americans are choosing to undergo total knee replacement surgery than ever before. The surgery involves removing a patient's deteriorated natural knee and replacing it with an artificial joint. The most common cause of knee…
  • Apr 13

    Plaintiff Demands $4.5 Million in Xarelto Injury Lawsuit

    Plaintiff Demands $4.5 Million in Xarelto Injury Lawsuit
    According to a recent news feature from the Madison Record, a woman in Texas is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals AG, and its United States marketing partner Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson) for injuries she alleges was a result of…
  • Apr 6

    A Look at Knee Replacement Option

    A Look at Knee Replacement Option
    According to a recent news article from U.S. News and World Report, many patients have an option of choosing between partial knee replacement or total knee replacement, longevity or satisfaction, and standard or robotic-assisted surgery. One…
Rank this Week: 3300

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Apr 21

    State’s Highest Court Finds that Boston Cab Drivers are Independent Contractors, not Employee

    State’s Highest Court Finds that Boston Cab Drivers are Independent Contractors, not Employee
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today released an important decision regarding the status of Boston cab drivers, concluding that the drivers were properly classified as independent contractors and not as employees. In addition to…
  • Apr 3

    Recent Case Highlights Issues for Employers Seeking to Enforce Non-compete Agreement

    Recent Case Highlights Issues for Employers Seeking to Enforce Non-compete Agreement
    In a case that highlights the difficulties of enforcing even valid noncompetition agreements against former employees, a superior court judge recently refused an enforcement request against former employees working for a competitor, despite…
  • Mar 25

    Large Jury Verdict Highlights Risks Tied to Misclassification of Worker

    Large Jury Verdict Highlights Risks Tied to Misclassification of Worker
    One commonly overlooked risk to misclassifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees was recently highlighted when a jury awarded more than $500,000 to a painter who was hurt when he fell from a ladder while working at an…
Rank this Week: 3801

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Apr 21

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital

    Three Passengers Medevaced Off Holland America Cruise Ship to Miami Area Hospital
    Three passengers aboard a Holland America cruise ship Ryndam were medevaced to Miami-area hospitals Monday night due to unrelated medical emergencies. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue revealed that one passengers sustained a leg injury, another…
  • Apr 19

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash

    Carnival Cruise Passenger Killed in Jet Ski Crash
    It is being widely reported that a Carnival cruise passenger was killed in a Jet Ski crash during an excursion in the Cayman Island. The passenger was 31-year-old Robert Cole from Virginia. Media outlets confirm Cole and his travel…
  • Apr 14

    Hundreds of Passengers Sick aboard Celebrity & Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

    Hundreds of Passengers Sick aboard Celebrity & Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship
    The CDC is reporting that 112 passengers aboard the Celebrity Infinity have come down with an illness causing vomiting and diarrhea. CDC personnel boarded the cruise ship in San Diego on Monday wherein they confirmed the outbreak was caused…
Rank this Week: 86

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2866

Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

Features a blend of common sense info for clients and family caregivers and in-depth probate, tax and Medicaid analysis for lawyers & CPAs. By Brian E. Barreira.

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 3907

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2839

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    MBBP Attorney to Present at Upcoming MCLE Program – Primer on Preparing Massachusetts & Delaware LLC Document

    MBBP Attorney to Present at Upcoming MCLE Program – Primer on Preparing Massachusetts & Delaware LLC Document
    MBBP Attorney Charles A. Wry, Jr. will be among faculty presenting at MCLE New England’s upcoming program “Primer on Preparing Massachusetts & Delaware LLC Documents” on Tuesday, May 5th from 2:00 pm…
  • Apr 14

    Employment Tip of the Month

    Employment Tip of the Month
    Last month’s Tip of the Month reminded employers that communicating and maintaining an overtime policy can minimize liability for unauthorized overtime hours. This month, we focus on a second way employers can protect against wage…
  • Apr 13

    Team Wine or Team Tequila? Upcoming TUGG 9th Annual Tech Charity Wine and Tequila Party

    Team Wine or Team Tequila? Upcoming TUGG 9th Annual Tech Charity Wine and Tequila Party
    On Thursday, April 16th, MBBP will be sponsoring the TUGG 9th Annual Wine and Tequila Party. Join 1,500+ of Boston tech’s entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and philanthropists as we raise $400K+ to…
Rank this Week: 568

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Wells Fargo Accused of Defrauding Veterans by Charging Excessive Loan Fee

    Wells Fargo Accused of Defrauding Veterans by Charging Excessive Loan Fee
    On Thursday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied Wells Fargo Bank N.A.’s (“Wells Fargo”) attempt to dismiss a complaint filed by two relators alleging that the company defrauded veterans with excessive fees on loans…
  • Apr 13

    AIG Allegedly Undervalued its Subsidiaries in its Bailout Agreement

    AIG Allegedly Undervalued its Subsidiaries in its Bailout Agreement
    A former human resources director of American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”) has asked a New York federal judge for permission to amend his False Claims Act complaint against the multinational insurance company, alleging that…
  • Apr 7

    AIDS Foundation Allegedly Used Generous Kickbacks to Achieve Referral

    AIDS Foundation Allegedly Used Generous Kickbacks to Achieve Referral
    Three relators are alleging that AIDS Healthcare Foundation Inc. (“AHF”) violated the federal False Claims Act, the Florida False Claims Act, and the Anti-Kickback Statute through a fraudulent scheme to generate consumer demand…
Rank this Week: 3019

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 16

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident
    April 16, 2015: Last night, Timothy Melcher II, 24, of Cotuit, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van he was traveling in overturned on Route 25 in Wareham.  The name of the second occupant,…
  • Mar 12

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike
    March 12, 2015: On Monday morning, Meaghan Noel, 22, of Taunton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the SUV she was driving was involved in and accident with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the…
  • Mar 2

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18

    New Bedford, Massachusetts: Local Woman Killed in Accident on Route 18
    March 2, 2015: Yesterday morning, Theresa Suprenant, 22, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as the passenger in a single car accident, which occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford, near Elm…
Rank this Week: 260

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2759

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Apr 16

    Majority Support for a Carbon Tax?

    Majority Support for a Carbon Tax?
    What are the politics of climate change?  A new poll done by Stanford University and Resources for the Future suggests that the public may be more ready to regulate carbon than has previously been thought.  When asked if “the…
  • Apr 14

    Perhaps a Corps Jurisdictional Interpretation is Final Agency Action After All

    Perhaps a Corps Jurisdictional Interpretation is Final Agency Action After All
    After Sackett, the question on everyone’s mind was “How far does it go?”  The first test of that question was the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals – not known as a bastion of liberalism – in…
  • Apr 11

    If MassDEP Cannot Promulgate New Regulations Absent Compliance with Executive Order 562, What About Guidance Documents?

    If MassDEP Cannot Promulgate New Regulations Absent Compliance with Executive Order 562, What About Guidance Documents?
    For your humble blogger, Executive Order 562, recently issued by Governor Baker, is the gift that keeps on giving.  Receipt of a notice today regarding MassDEP’s consideration of its draft vapor intrusion guidance document made me…
Rank this Week: 2406

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE CHARGE - NOT GUILTY - WOBURN DISTRICT COURT

    OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE CHARGE - NOT GUILTY - WOBURN DISTRICT COURT
    DT, a 68 year old woman from North Reading was charged in Woburn District Court by the North Reading Police with obstruction of justice. The case arose from the following facts. A man in his mid thirties was found in the parking lot of an…
  • Mar 30

    MINOR IN POSSESSION CASE DIVERTED

    MINOR IN POSSESSION CASE DIVERTED
    On February 17, 2015, DR, an 18 year old senior at a local high school was in the back seat of a car with several friends. The boys were drinking. The car was parked in an area that was closed and the police approached the car and observed DR…
  • Mar 30

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY (STRANGULATION) DISMISSED IN LAWRENCE DISTRICT COURT

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY (STRANGULATION) DISMISSED IN LAWRENCE DISTRICT COURT
    On Sunday, January 25, 2015, TD, a 38 year old male mental health counselor, was arrested by the Methuen Police and charged with two counts of Assault & Battery on his wife. One of the counts alleged that TD had strangled his wife. On…
Rank this Week: 3909

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Misleading a Police Officer in Massachusett

    Misleading a Police Officer in Massachusett
    In the case of Commonwealth v. Parker, a Massachusetts appellate court issued a nonbinding decision ruling on the crime of misleading a police officer engaged in a criminal investigation. The case arose when a police officer was dispatched to…
  • Apr 2

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs in Massachusett

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs in Massachusett
    It is a felony to distribute or possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance in Massachusetts, if the substance falls into class A, B, or C. Distribution or possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance that falls…
  • Mar 23

    Victim's State of Mind in Massachusetts Assault and Battery Case

    Victim's State of Mind in Massachusetts Assault and Battery Case
    In Commonwealth v. Parker, a defendant was convicted of assault and battery, plus indecent assault and battery, for non-consensually touching the victim. He appealed, arguing the evidence was insufficient to convict him. The case arose…
Rank this Week: 4711

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Drugged Driving Is Driving Under the Influence

    Drugged Driving Is Driving Under the Influence
    Many people do not think that driving while under the influence of drugs is a crime akin to drunk driving, but driving while intoxicated by drugs, such as marijuana or prescription medications, is driving under the influence, nonetheless. The…
  • Apr 8

    When Teens Stand Accused: Hire A Criminal Defense Lawyer

    When Teens Stand Accused: Hire A Criminal Defense Lawyer
    We never like to think that our teenagers are bad, or could become involved in some sort of crime or vandalism. We like to think that our kids are generally well-behaved, law-abiding citizens. But countless young adults find themselves…
  • Mar 24

    Could Marijuana Become Legal In Massachusetts?

    Could Marijuana Become Legal In Massachusetts?
    You can add Massachusetts’s lawmakers to the list as the most recent group of state legislators looking into the possibility of legalizing marijuana at the state level. Fifteen lawmakers in Massachusetts are in support of a bill,…
Rank this Week: 1662

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://charnaslawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran
    Zofran is a brand name prescription drug that, through a tablet or injection, alleviates nausea and vomiting. It is known generically as ondansetron and works by blocking the chemicals produced in the body that cause those symptoms.…
  • Jun 10

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job
    Trenching: Summary Trenching is one of the most dangerous aspects of construction work. It is used to excavate ground for electrical wiring, plumbing and for other reasons results in construction site accidents that claim on average two lives…
  • Jun 1

    Bike sharing, a safety problem

    Bike sharing, a safety problem
    Green does not always mean “GO”! At least not without a helmet.   * Readers of this article should be aware that helmet laws vary from state to state
Rank this Week: 2723